Friday, June 14, 2024

Environment

Water scarcity in Delhi: Supreme Court questions Delhi, Haryana governments

Delhi is facing a severe water crisis, with the Supreme Court stepping in to demand explanations and action from the government.

Severe cyclonic storm ‘Remal’ weakens to cyclonic storm: IMD

Two persons were killed and normal life was affected as cyclonic storm ‘Remal’ battered past coastal areas of...

Over 2,000 buried alive in Papua New Guinea landslide, say local officials

More than 2,000 people were buried alive by a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea last week, the...

World Pangolin Day: Five incredible facts about Pangolins

Every year, World Pangolin Day is observed on February 17, serving as an opportunity to raise awareness about this lesser-known mammal, which is elusive, endangered, and in need of protection.

Chile declares state of emergency as forest fires kill at least 46 people

Chile has declared a state of emergency after the South American country grappling with intense forest fires which...

90% of marine species face extinction under emissions status quo: Study

JULIA CONLEY A new study details the disastrous consequences that would result for marine life across the world's oceans if current levels of fossil fuel emissions are maintained, with up to...

UN declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right

With 161 votes in favour, and eight abstentions, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution on Thursday, declaring access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, a universal human right.
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World faces 2.7C temperature rise with current climate plan: UN report

Countries' current climate pledges to put the world "on track for a catastrophic global temperature rise" of about 2.7°C, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calling a new report released ahead...